New and selected poems / Lauris Edmond

Author(s): Edmond, Lauris Dorothy
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Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Newcastle upon Tyne : Bloodaxe, 1992
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: 215 p. ; 21 cm
Table of Contents: FROM In Middle Air
Moonshine Valley 11
Boy 12
Waterfall 13
August, Ohakune 13
Before a Funeral 14
Ohakune Fires 15
Late Starling 16
The Affair 17
Scar Tissue 18
Leaving 19
Piano Practice 20
Sunday Night 20
Ponies 21
Two Birth Poems 21
Sunday Morning 23
FROM The Pear Tree
Time of Silence 25
The Pear Tree 26
3 A.M. 27
The Third Person 28
Rodin Sculptures 28
Kinekis: A Performance 29
A Desirable Property on an Elevated Section 30
Turning the Pear Tree to Paper 30
The Conformist 31
Eden Cultivated 32
Mother to Daughter 32
All Possession is Theft 33
Minas 34
The Party 34
At Pyes Pa 36
Katherine 36
The Study of Geography, or History 37
Marigolds 38
Wintersweet 39
Dear Uncle Harry 40
Cicadas 41
Six Poplar Trees 42
Wellington letter 43
FROM Seven
A Meeting 57
Prague 1977 57
Ghosts I 58
Ghosts II 59
Back Street 59
Town and Country Matters 60
FROM Salt from the North
A Note from Auckland 61
Round Oriental Bay 61
To a Grandson 62
Morning in Christchurch 63
Greek Antiquities: First Floor 64
Three Women 64
Town Ghost 65
Sonnet for the Unsung 65
The Distaff Line 66
The Frontier 67
The Beech Tree 67
After Chagall 68
First Journey 69
Learning to Ride 70
A Difficult Adjustment 71
Latter Day Lysistrata 72
Reading a Poem by Elizabeth Jennings 73
Applied Astronomy 74
Another Christmas Morning 74
Incident 75
Love Poem 75
Image for Stephanie 76
Street Scene 77
Going to Nepal 77
The Names 78
FROM Catching it
Moreporks in Menton 80
Easter Saturday in Menton 80
Catching it 81
Femme Agee 82
The Ripening 82
Foreigner 83
In the Chemin Fleuri 83
One Way 84
Jardin des Colombieres 85
Turning Point 85
After Long Absence 86
Going to Moscow 86
At the Museum of Modern Art 87
To an Old Rebel 88
At Delphi 88
The Garden Party 89
Word 90
The Readiness 90
Demande de Midi 91
The Condition 92
The Hedgehog 92
The Mountain 93
Signs 94
Red Nightgown 94
Christmas as Usual 95
The Killing 96
Ruth's Drawing 96
The Room 97
At the Gate of Number 89 97
The Deal 98
The Quiet Populations 99
Crossing the Rimutakas 100
Those Roses 100
New Poems
Epiphany 102
Camping 102
On the Te Awamutu Road 103
Before First Light 104
Revelations 105
Threads 106
Girls 106
The Comforting 107
The Circumstance 108
The National Poetry Series: Michael Ryan 108
Roly's Poem 109
Composition with Window and Bulldozer 110
The Action 111
Bicycles 112
The Susceptibility 113
Fontana Rosa 113
On the Need to Hold a Driver's Licence 114
Agricole 115
The Gift 116
Driving from the Airport 116
The Chair 117
The Henri Rousseau Style 118
The Generations 119
The Telephone May Ring at Any Moment 119
Roseneath 1983 120
At Greenmeadows 121
Enter a Messenger 122
September 122
High Court Report 123
Tristesse d'animal 124
I Cannot Chronicle our Love 124
Prayer for Palliser Road 125
The Independent Outlook 126
Pancakes for Breakfast 127
Playing House 128
FROM Seasons and Creatures
From the South 129
The Outside Room 130
Rain in the Hills 131
The Noh Plays 132
Orthopaedic Ward 133
The Lecture 134
Cows 135
The Ghost Moth 136
An Orange Cat 137
The Sums 138
Tempo 139
The Capable Spirit 141
Hymns Ancient and Modern 142
The Process 144
A Reckoning 145
At the Hospital 146
Epithalamion 147
Still 148
Coming through 149
Camellias
1. Femme de lettres 150
2. Working 151
After Dark 152
Dunedin in July 153
The Invasion 154
FROM Summer near the Arctic Circle
The Written Word 155
Counterpoint 156
Going to the Grampians 157
At Bywell 158
Summer near the Arctic Circle 159
The Internationals 160
Rhineland 162
Train Song 163
Directions 164
Fremantle, February '87 165
Green 166
Commonwealth Poetry Tour 167
Driving through the Gorge 169
The Outward and Visible Signs 170
Things 171
The Real Estate 172
Doubletake 173
At the Exhibition: 'Gun Club', Eion Stevens 174
City Lights 175
Anorexic Girl 176
Prayer to Cydippe, Priestess of Hera 177
The Hour 178
The Problems of the Articulate Middle Classes 179
By Appointment 181
Sober Truth 182
Death by Accident 183
The Visit 184
Late Dinner 185
The Night Burns with a White Fire 186
The Czech Girl 187
Poem for Carlos 188
Road Works 189
A Two-Year-Old Considers Pregnancy in Parents 190
Really 191
Family Group 192
Late Home 193
Brian 194
The Fourth of July 195
Ward Island, Lake Ontario 196
Visiting Worser Bay School on Sunday Morning 197
Breakdown 198
Biography 199
The Heap 200
The Task 201
Anniversary 202
Long Distance 203
Illness 204
Pas de Deux 205
Dog 206
Stone Seal to Stone Owl 207
Dialogue 208
Academic Honours 209
Writing on the Wall 210
Midwife 211
Pohutukawa 212
Lake Idyll 213
5 P.M. December 29 214
Subliminal 215
Alternate Title(s): Poems.
Notes: LCCN: gb 92014656
ISBN: 1852241810 (pbk) :£7.95
OCLC Number: 26357494
ISBN/ISSN: 1852241810